Female Chefs in Every State, Coca-Cola's First Alcoholic Drink & More

Everything you might have missed this week

We get it, you're busy. We're swamped, too—busy combing the Internet to keep you in the loop amid this fast-moving world, that is. Head into the weekend with these articles, food-related deep dives and Tasting Table reads stored away as dinner party conversation fodder.

All About Food

 In case you forgot, there is, in fact, a female chef in every state

• Coca-Cola is releasing its first-ever alcoholic beverage.

• After its chicken crisis, KFC is now experiencing a gravy shortage.

• José Andrés gets a standing ovation at the Academy Awards. 

• Aldi is teaming up with an unsuspected partner.

• Glitter beer: the latest craft brew craze.

• This Midwest city has more doughnut shops per capita than anywhere else in the country. 

Around the Web

• Richard Branson is hiring someone to live on his private island.

• IHOP now lets you wear your favorite meal of the day. 

This Week on TT 

• Inside The French Laundry's $10 million expansion.

• Kosher salt isn't the culinary hero you think it is.

• Neither is Salt Bae, after you've met Knife Man.

• The Instant Pot is getting a major upgrade

• Why renting an Airbnb just got even better. 

• Another major city is getting Whole Foods' free delivery service.